The Department of Economics, Business and Statistics of the University of Palermo was activated by the Rectoral Decree n° 4821, December 12th 2012.
The Department stems from the merging of the preexisting Department of Statistical and Mathematical Sciences and the Department of Economic, Business and Financial Sciences, in conformity with the University policy of reduction of the number of Departments.
At the end of 2016, the Department consisted of 85 academic members, including professors and researchers, 25 post-doctoral fellows and phD students, and 12 Technical and Administrative staff units.
The Department of Economics, Business and Statistics promotes, coordinates, supervises and spreads the research and teaching activities of its members – with no prejudice to the scientific autonomy of each professor, in accordance with the Statute of the University of Palermo and with the current national legislation, in the following academic disciplines:
- SECS-P / 01 Political Economy
- SECS-P / 02 Economic Policy
- SECS-P / 03 Financial Science
- SECS-P / 04 History of Economic Thought
- SECS-P / 05 Econometrics
- SECS-P / 06 Applied Economics
- SECS-P / 07 Business Economics
- SECS-P / 08 Economics and Business Management
- SECS-P / 10 Business Organization
- SECS-P / 11 Economics of Financial Intermediaries
- SECS-S / 01 Statistics
- SECS-S / 02 Statistics for Experimental and Technological Research
- SECS-S / 03 Economic Statistics
- SECS-S / 04 Demography
- SECS-S / 05 Social Statistics
- SECS-S / 06 Mathematical Methods in Economics and Actuarial and Financial Sciences
- IUS / 01 Private Law
- IUS / 04 Commercial Law
- IUS / 06 Navigation Law
- IUS / 09 Public Law
- IUS / 07 Labour Law
- IUS / 12 Tax Law
- L-LIN / 10 English Literature
- M-GGR / 02 Economic Political Geography
- AGR / 01 Agricultural Economics and Land Appraisal
The Department of Economics, Business and Statistics promotes and coordinates fundamental, applied and specific scientific research in all the areas of economics, business and statistical sciences as well as in mathematical-probabilistic, juridical and social disciplines. Research activities are carried out by research groups, research fellows and PhD students.